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    Sale 2767

    Catalogue I. Dutch and Foreign Silver, Objects of Vertu and Judaica. Catalogue II The Wttewaall Silver Collection

    10 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 266

    Five various scent and pill-boxes

    MARK OF A.G. KOOIMAN, SCHOONHOVEN, NO DATE-LETTER, CIRCA 1840, THE SECOND MARK OF G. VOORMEULEN, VEENDAM, 1821, THE THIRD C. VAN HOEK, AMSTERDAM, 1812-1813, THE FOURTH MARK OF A. KOOIMAN, SCHOONHOVEN, 1825, THE FIFTH WITH MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF AGE OOSTERWERF, SNEEK, CIRCA 1786

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Five various scent and pill-boxes
    Mark of A.G. Kooiman, Schoonhoven, no date-letter, circa 1840, the second mark of G. Voormeulen, Veendam, 1821, the third C. van Hoek, Amsterdam, 1812-1813, the fourth mark of A. Kooiman, Schoonhoven, 1825, the fifth with maker's mark only of Age Oosterwerf, Sneek, circa 1786
    The oblong vinaigrette reeded with monogrammed shield on cover, hinged openwork cover inside, the second, basket-shaped scent-box with fruit cover, the third, scent-box reeded boat-shaped, the fourth, circular engraved scent-box, the fifth, scent-box, 'kabinet' shape, marked on bodies
    5 cm. diam. and smaller
    79 gr. (5)


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory nos. D137, D209, D270, D443, D593).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 80-81, ill. 188 (left and middle), ill. 186, pp. 77, 79, ill. 182 (right)